Family Medicine Residency Program Core Faculty

UHC Solutions
Marana, Arizona
Jun 17, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
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Position Type
Full Time
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Academic, Government
We are seeking a Family Medicine Residency Program Core Faculty to join the Residency team in the heart of Marana, AZ. The Family Medicine Residency Program Core Faculty serves as a clinical leader; assuring the delivery of high quality teaching and patient care as part of a robust accredited Residency program. The Core Faculty is dedicated to training competent, compassionate, and community-oriented family physicians and demonstrates evaluation and assessment skills, leadership, and an understanding of the Family Medicine core competencies and Milestones as required by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Healthcare is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC), with 16 sites in Tucson and Pima County. Our mission is to improve our Community by providing exceptional, whole-person healthcare.

The following qualifications are required:
  • Valid and unrestricted medical license from the State of Arizona
  • Valid and current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number
  • Certified with the American Board of Family Medicine or with the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
  • Physician faculty members from other specialties must have current American Board of Medical Specialties certification in the respective specialty
  • Clinically active, working in direct patient care
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Arizona Department of Public Safety (or ability to obtain upon hire)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • First Aid certification
  • Current Arizona driver's license with clean driving record and proof of current vehicle insurance

The following qualifications are preferred:
  • Family Medicine educational experience
  • Experience providing patient care in a rural setting or underserved area
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered if applicable and must be directly related to the functions and body of knowledge required to successfully perform the job.

This position has the following supervisory responsibility:
  • Supervises and monitors performance for an assigned group of employees. Supervisory duties include overseeing work assignments and quality, scheduling and timekeeping, training, and providing input on hiring, disciplinary actions, performance evaluations, and development.

The ideal candidate will also possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Computer proficient.
  • Ability to give clear, concise instructions to patients and families regarding treatment, to consult with medical team, to teach and present recommendations on programs, and to interact with department staff, and other departments.
  • Reading and writing skills in the English language are necessary to evaluate patient charts and documents, to participate in research programs and collect data, and to understand written instructions.
  • Demonstrates personally courteous, responsive, and overtly hospitable to customers and employees in all departments.
  • Excellent customer service, organizational, and communication skills with emphasis on responsiveness, building trust, mutual respect, and courtesy.
  • Ability to cultivate a culture of respect and service excellence through professionalism, skilled communication, and demonstrated commitment to integrity, trust, respect, and equity.
  • Proven effective leadership with demonstrated ability to effectively direct, delegate, motivate, and build high-performing, collaborative teams.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence and commitment to supporting and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion through work performance and professional interactions.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervises Family Medicine residents according to institutional and program supervision policies, ensuring patient safety and high quality care at all times.
  • Teaches and trains resident physicians and medical students (when applicable) in Family Medicine while providing high quality, evidence based, cost effective care for patients without sacrificing patient or learner safety
  • Monitors resident work hours, paying close attention to signs of resident fatigue or sleep deprivation, and intervenes or escalates as necessary according to institutional and program fatigue mitigation policies.
  • Maintains a successful learning environment where residents participate in educationally meaningful activities that contribute to their development as a family physician.
  • Assesses Family Medicine residents using competency based and milestone evaluations via direct observation and other relevant evaluation methods, providing them with real-time feedback throughout the process.
  • Serves as a mentor and advisor to residents regarding their career and educational goals.
  • Models professionalism and excellence in whole-person care and maintains own clinical skills by providing regular direct patient care without learners at the teaching site(s) in addition to the precepting and supervisory sessions.
  • Participates in ongoing faculty development and fosters an environment of academic excellence and scholarship.
  • Participates in and coordinates regularly scheduled didactics such as journal clubs, lectures, interdisciplinary conferences, and workshops.
  • Participates and leads quality improvement activities while incorporating residents, driven by interest and as directed by the Program Director to fulfill the ACGME program requirements.
  • Assists the residency program leadership, clinic management, and clinical staff in maintaining and enhancing the excellence of the program's learning community for residents and students.
  • Assists internal or external clients with any problems they may have, in pleasant and cooperative manner.
  • Serves on relevant committees as requested.
  • Completes annual ACGME faculty survey.
  • Participates and leads in scholarly activity driven by interest, related to the patient population needs, and as directed by the program director to fulfill the requirements laid out in the ACGME Family Medicine Program Requirements.
  • Professional Growth and Development:
  • Participates in activities, which will enhance role development:
    • a) Maintains clinical competency in Family Medicine
    • b) Serves on various medical staff committees
  • Participates in activities, which demonstrate professional commitment to the position, Graduate Medical Education.
    • a) Works with Program Director to set short- and long-term goals for professional growth
    • b) Actively participates in regional and national organizations, which enrich personal and professional growth
    • c) Obtains and maintains clinical appointment


Our vision is to be the premier provider and employer in community health. To support our mission and vision in our community, We believe health and well-being must start at home. Therefore, employees have many opportunities to care for our own health and wellness with benefits such as:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 403(b) with employer contribution
  • Short-term disability and other benefits
  • Paid time off including 11 holidays plus vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Paid bereavement, jury duty, and community service time
  • Employee discount for medical services ($500 per year for full-time)
  • Education reimbursement ($3,000 per year for full-time)
We will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or an other characteristic protected by law. In addition, all personnel actions such as compensation, promotion, demotion, benefits, transfers, staff reductions, terminations, reinstatement and rehire, company-sponsored training, education and tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs will be administered in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity.